heart of stone…

Limestone. The island is formed from it. Walls are built with it. Houses are protected from the sea by it. Plant life emerges from it. People walk on it, sit on it. Castle’s are built from it. The stone that is the heart of Inis Oirr. And the community of the island that makes it all beat!
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This beautiful carved stone memorial was erected this year for all those who have been lost to the sea. A place where people can gather and remember. (Many thanks to Cormac Coyne, Inis Oirr for the last photograph featuring the community of Inis Oirr at the blessing of the memorial)

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